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PHYSICS (PHYS 40.08)

PHYS 101. Physics I (Algebra/Trigonometry Based). 3-3-0. Prerequisite: C or better in MATH 102 or placement in MATH 165. A study of mechanics, heat, and sound. Credit toward graduation may be earned in this course or in PHYS 201 but not in both. Students enrolling in this course should schedule PHYS 103. Fa only. [LCCN: CPHY 2113] (40.0801)

PHYS 102. Physics II (Algebra/Trigonometry Based). 3-3-0. Prerequisite: PHYS 101. A study of electricity, magnetism, and light.  Credit toward graduation may be earned in this course or in PHYS 202 but not in both. Students enrolling in this course should schedule PHYS 104. Sp only. [LCCN: CPHY 2123] (40.0801)

PHYS 151. Physics of the Body. 3-3-0. Survey of concepts in physics as related to the human body. Sp only. (40.0801)

PHYS 153. Elementary Physics Laboratory. 2-1-3. Co-requisite: PHYS 151. Hands-on laboratory demonstrating the principles of physics including mechanics, heat, wave motion and sound, electricity, and light. Sp only. (40.0801)

PHYS 161. Physics of the Universe. 3-3-0. Survey of concepts in physics as related to the Universe. (40.0801)

PHYS 171. Physics of the Earth. 3-3-0. Survey of concepts in physics as related to the Earth. (40.0801)

PHYS 201. Physics I (Calculus Based). 3-3-0. Prerequisite or co-requisite: MATH 165. Vectors, forces and motion, Newton’s Laws, conservation of energy and momentum, rotational kinematics and dynamics, equilibrium and elasticity, oscillations, geometric optics. Fa only. [LCCN: CPHY 2133] (40.0801)

PHYS 202. Physics II (Calculus Based). 3-3-0. Prerequisite: PHYS 201. Prerequisite or co-requisite: MATH 166. Gravitation and electromagnetism, gravitational fields, electric and magnetic fields, currents and circuits, induction, Maxwell’s Equations. Credit toward graduation may be earned in this course or in PHYS 102 but not in both. Sp only. [LCCN: CPHY 2153] (40.0801)

PHYS 203. Physics Laboratory I. 1‑0‑3. Prerequisite or co-requisite: PHYS 101 or 201. Laboratory experiments in mechanics, heat, and sound. Fa only. [LCCN: CPHY 2111 or 2131] (40.0801)

PHYS 204. Physics Laboratory II. 1-0-3. Prerequisite or co-requisite: PHYS 102 or 202. Laboratory experiments in electricity, magnetism, and light. Sp only. [LCCN: CPHY 2121 or 2141] (40.0801)

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